Intel Core i7-13700H vs AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-13700H CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
Intel Core i7-13700H AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS

CPU comparison

Intel Core i7-13700H or AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i7-13700H has 14 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. Up to 96 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-13700H was released in Q1/2023.

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS was released in Q1/2023.
Intel Core i7 (298) Family AMD Ryzen 9 (35)
Intel Core i 13000H (26) CPU group AMD Ryzen 7040 (21)
13 Generation 6
Raptor Lake H Architecture Phoenix (Zen 4)
Mobile Segment Mobile
Intel Core i7-12700H Predecessor --
-- Successor AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-13700H has 14 CPU cores and can calculate 20 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-13700H is 2.40 GHz (5.00 GHz) while the AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS has 8 CPU cores and 16 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS is at 4.00 GHz (5.20 GHz).

Intel Core i7-13700H Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
14 Cores 8
20 Threads 16
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.40 GHz (5.00 GHz)
6x Raptor Cove
A-Core 4.00 GHz (5.20 GHz)
8x Zen 4
1.80 GHz (3.70 GHz)
8x Gracemont
B-Core --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i7-13700H Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
-- AI hardware AMD Ryzen AI
-- AI specifications AMD dedicated AI XDNA Technology

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-13700H or AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) GPU AMD Radeon 780M
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
1.50 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.80 GHz
13 GPU Generation 3
10 nm Technology 4 nm
4 Max. displays 4
96 Compute units 12
768 Shader 768
No Hardware Raytracing Yes
No Frame Generation AMD FSR
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
12.1 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) GPU AMD Radeon 780M
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
Decode Codec AV1 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i7-13700H can use up to 96 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 102.4 GB/s. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS supports up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 120.0 GB/s.

Intel Core i7-13700H Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
LPDDR5-6400, LPDDR4X-4266, DDR5-5200, DDR4-3200 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR5-5600, LPDDR5-6400, LPDDR5X-7500
96 GB Max. Memory 256 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
102.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 120.0 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache 8.00 MB
24.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 4.0
28 PCIe lanes 20
110.3 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i7-13700H is 45 W, while the AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS has a TDP of 54 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Core i7-13700H Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 54 W
115 W TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
35 W TDP down 35 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-13700H is manufactured in 10 nm and has 24.00 MB cache. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS is manufactured in 4 nm and has a 24.00 MB cache.

Intel Core i7-13700H Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
10 nm Technology 4 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+ ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512
BGA 1744 Socket FP8
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2023
502 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-13700H (97%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-13700H (98%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS (97%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1893 (96%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1974 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
11848 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
11600 (98%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
2531 (97%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
2617 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
13360 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
12447 (93%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.50 GHz
2230 (51%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.80 GHz
4357 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
28845 (93%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
30995 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
105 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
831 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
661 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
7423 (100%)

Performance for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
Intel Core i7-13700H Intel Core i7-13700H
14C 20T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
10 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i7-13700H AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
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